Former Michigan State star to stay in jail in homicide case

A former Michigan State College basketball star has been ordered to stay in jail throughout his first courtroom look on homicide and different prices in Detroit

Protection legal professional Andrew Abood requested for a bond, saying Keith Appling had all the time appeared in courtroom in earlier instances. However a Justice of the Peace denied bond Thursday, noting the first-degree homicide cost.

Appling, 29, mentioned little throughout the arraignment. Abood entered a not-guilty plea on his behalf.

Appling is accused of killing Clyde Edmonds, 66, on Might 22 throughout a dispute over a gun. His girlfriend, who’s accused of driving a getaway automotive, faces much less severe prices.

Appling’s mom and the sufferer’s spouse are cousins.

Appling has been in custody since his arrest on Might 24. Individually, he’s charged with assault in Jackson for an incident on Might 2.

The Detroit Pershing prep star performed at Michigan State from 2010 to 2014. Appling additionally performed professional basketball abroad and had two transient contracts with the NBA’s Orlando Magic.

“Unhappy,” mentioned Michigan State coach Tom Izzo. “I’m fascinated with him. I really feel dangerous about him. It’s a disgrace what’s occurred.”

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